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Summer Dinner with Oliver Letwin MP

Reading East Conservative Association was delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Oliver Letwin to the Summer Dinner at the Prudential Ibis Club on 16 June.

Conservatives back Reading's Bid for City Status

Rob Wilson MP gave an excellent speech today in Parliament backing the bid for city status for Reading and explaining why he feels passionate about his home town and why it deserves to be recognized as Britain's next city.

Resounding Victory for No to AV in Reading East

The results from the count on Friday show that the majority of people in Reading East have firmly rejected the proposal to change the way we elect our MPs and introduce the Alternative Vote.

2011 Manifesto revealed by Reading Conservatives

Reading Conservatives have launched their local election manifesto for the 5th May elections with pledges to at least freeze Council Tax again next year and to investigate a discount for Reading’s pensioners.

Good News for Reading!

Candidate for Peppard Ward Richard Willis writes, "having seen some of the Labour leaflets being pushed through the doors of some areas of Reading and the doom and gloom they contain, I thought it would be worth highlighting some recent great news for local people:

  Conservatives Launch Manifesto for Local Elections  

Reading Conservatives have launched their local election manifesto for the 5th May elections with pledges to at least freeze Council Tax again next year and to investigate a discount for Reading’s pensioners. If Conservatives continue to lead the Council after the elections they will continue to remove unnecessary traffic lights, introduce a London-style cycle hire scheme and develop a network of voluntary “grit wardens” to tackle icy pavements in severe weather. More 20mph zones will be introduced where residents support them and powers will be pursued to allow the Council to tackle inconsiderate parking on pavements and cycle paths.